Postdoctoral Researcher

Location
Suita City, Osaka, Japan
Salary
Annual salary: JPY 5.6M- 7.5M (Taxes are deducted from the monthly salary.)
Posted
November 14 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Job Description 
The Osaka University Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) is recruiting post-doctoral researchers for its Advanced Postdoc Program. This program offers three-year employment and funding (3 million yen per year) for original research to promising researchers. Selected applicants have access to continually upgraded state-of-the-art facilities at IFReC for their research, including equipment for single-cell analysis. Furthermore, selected applicants can expect their research careers to develop immensely through invaluable guidance from their supervisor among IFReC’s many distinguished Principal Investigators as well as through collaborative research with them. We look forward to receiving applications from ambitious researchers.

DETAILS
1. Position: Specially Appointed Researcher (full-time)
2. Affiliation: Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
3. Number of positions: Postdoctoral Researcher x3
4. Research field: Immunology, Cell Biology, Bioinformatics and Bioimaging
5. Qualifications:
 - Doctorate degree 
 - Less than 8 years since obtaining doctorate
 - International experience preferred
6. Work location: Suita Campus, Osaka University in Osaka, Japan
7. Annual salary: JPY 5.6M - 7.5 M 
*It will be decided according to the responsibilities assigned based on the applicant’s qualifications. 
*Taxes are deducted from the monthly salary.
8. Grant for original research: JPY 3M per year 
9. Start Date: After April 1, 2022
*Start date of work is negotiable.
10. Period of employment: Up to 3 years from the date of hire 
*Single year contract, renewable upon annual evaluation.
11. Probation Period: 6 months
12. Working hours etc.: Regulations on working hours, holidays and vacations can be found at the link below.
https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/guide/information/joho/kitei_shugyou.html
*The Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type will be applied (deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)
13. Insurance etc.: Enrollment in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employment Insurance, Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance
14. Concerning work conditions other than above-mentioned, please refer to “Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff" and/or related regulations.
https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/guide/information/joho/kitei_shugyou.html
Please note the above-mentioned work conditions are as of the day this employment offer is posted, and subject to change.
*Osaka University campuses and related facilities are smoke-free, except for designated areas.
15. Recruiter: National University Corporation Osaka University


APPLICATION AND SELECTION
1. Application period: Until the posts are filled 
2. Selection process: Document screening and interview for successful applicants of the document screening
3. How to Apply and Required Documents 
*All documents should be A4 or letter size and written in English.
*In application form, write names of the Principal Investigators whom you would like to work with at IFReC. (Maximum 3 persons) 

3-1. E-mail Application: recruit@ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp, IFReC Research Planning & Management Office
*Write ‘Application for advanced postdoc position’ in the subject line.
 - Application form (downloadable from this URL: http://www.ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp/apd/)
 - Curriculum vitae (education and work experience)
 - List of publication
 - Summary of previous research
 - Research plan and statement of ambitions for your future research at IFReC
 - Reference letters from at least two academic referees with contact details

3-2. Web Application: https://forms.gle/oMoDArcWaVX2qa2Z6
   Please enter the applicant information into the application form at the above URL (Google Form) and upload the following documents.
 - Curriculum vitae (education and work experience)
 - List of publication
 - Summary of previous research
 - Research plan and statement of ambitions for your future research at IFReC
 - Reference letters from at least two academic referees with contact details

CONTACT
Inquiries: IFReC Research Planning & Management Office
Advanced Postdoc Program website: http://www.ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp/apd/
IFReC website: http://www.ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/

Hitomi Yoshida: hi-yoshida@ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp
Yuji Watanabe: yujiwtnb@ifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp 
 

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